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​​​Street Collections

Licence summary 
Persons wishing to collect money or sell articles for the benefit of charitable or other purposes from a street in Redcar and Cleveland will require a permit from Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council. The term 'street' includes any footpath, highway or public place.

Eligibility Criteria 
Street collections are free and anyone can apply providing they are over 16 years of age.

Applications must be in the form prescribed by Redcar and Cleveland Borough Council and should be made at least 28 days in advance of the proposed collection.

Applications should be accompanied by the following:
  • Particulars of any contracts with any charity which is to benefit from this collection
  • List of trustees
  • Previous years accounts
  • Literature on organisation(s) which will benefit

Regulation Summary 
Street Collection Regulations.pdf

Application Evaluation Process 
A check will be made as to the availability of the proposed collection dates and providing the above criteria is met a permit will be granted.

​Will Tacit Consent Apply? 
Yes. This means that you will be able to act as though your application is granted if you have not heard from us within 28 days.

How to Apply 
We aim to acknowledge applications within three working days. If you have applied online we will acknowledge your application via email. You have the option of applying online or by downloading an application form. 

Online Application

Download an Application Form
If you would prefer to download an application form, please download the document below and return it to us using the contact details at the bottom of this page.
Failed Application Redress and Licence Holder Redress
Please contact us in the first instance using the contact details below.

Consumer Complaint 
We would always advise that in the event of a complaint the first contact is made with the trader by you - preferably in the form a letter (with proof of delivery). If that has not worked, if you are located in the UK, Consumer Direct will give you advice. From outside the UK contact the UK European Consumer Centre

Further Information

Licensing registers are available to view, by prior arrangement, at the Council Offices. For more information, please visit the Licensing Public Register page.

Contact Details
Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council
Neighbourhoods and Customer Services
Licensing & Parking
Redcar & Cleveland House
Kirkleatham Street
TS10 1RT Tel: 01642 774774


Redcar & Cleveland House,
Kirkleatham Street, Redcar,
Yorkshire TS10 1RT

you could call our Customer Services Team on 01642 774774 between 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

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